Won, Chang-Hee, Schrader, Cheryl B., Michel, Anthony N. (Eds.)
2009, XVIII, 366 p. 59 illus.
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No other comprehensive books on statistical control are available. Algebraic systems theory is also not widely published in book form
Real-world applications to biomedical engineering, structuring control systems, and automotive engineering
For a broad audience of researchers and graduate students in control systems, algebraic system theory, and applied mathematics
May be used as a textbook in a graduate course on optimal control or algebraic systems theory
This volume—dedicated to Michael K. Sain on the occasion of his seventieth birthday—is a collection of chapters covering recent advances in stochastic optimal control theory and algebraic systems theory. Written by experts in their respective fields, the chapters are thematically organized into four parts:
* Part I focuses on statistical control theory, where the cost function is viewed as a random variable and performance is shaped through cost cumulants. In this respect, statistical control generalizes linear-quadratic-Gaussian and H-infinity control.
* Part II addresses algebraic systems theory, reviewing the use of algebraic systems over semirings, modules of zeros for linear multivariable systems, and zeros in linear time-delay systems.
* Part III discusses advances in dynamical systems characteristics. The chapters focus on the stability of a discontinuous dynamical system, approximate decentralized fixed modes, direct optimal adaptive control, and stability of nonlinear systems with limited information.
* Part IV covers engineering education and includes a unique chapter on theology and engineering, one of Sain's latest research interests.
The book will be a useful reference for researchers and graduate students in systems and control, algebraic systems theory, and applied mathematics. Requiring only knowledge of undergraduate-level control and systems theory, the work may be used as a supplementary textbook in a graduate course on optimal control or algebraic systems theory.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Analysis - Statistical Control - algebra - algebraic systems theory - direct o - infinite-horizon minimal-cost variance - linear multivariable systems - multi-objective statistical control - optimal cost function - stability of discontinuous dynamic system - time-delay linear systems